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by steve
Tue Jun 09, 2009 10:32 pm
Forum: Pre-war Motorcycles
Topic: The illigitimate love child of Lady Chater Lea and Mr Rudge
Replies: 7
Views: 1194

Re: The illigitimate love child of Lady Chater Lea and Mr Rudge

difficult, in the good old days, if you were a bit of a lad you would buy a frame with a log book from a bike of a similar engine size and vintage, then change the engine number with DVLA to suit the donor motor. Nowadays, big brother seems to be more vigilant to this sort of anti social activity. I...
by steve
Mon Jun 08, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: Pre-war Motorcycles
Topic: The illigitimate love child of Lady Chater Lea and Mr Rudge
Replies: 7
Views: 1194

The illigitimate love child of Lady Chater Lea and Mr Rudge

Following on from my "Just aquired" I have now started to pull a plan together. The twin port JAP 350 motor turns out to have been a spare that came with a Rudge Python, I am still hoping to get some more of the spares stash that came with it ;) In the mean time I have been sorting out my own hoard ...
by steve
Wed May 27, 2009 11:17 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Centrespread on todays Scotsman
Replies: 28
Views: 1109

Re: Centrespread on todays Scotsman

now its made up in the metal and ready for stone setting

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by steve
Mon May 25, 2009 11:04 pm
Forum: Pre-war Motorcycles
Topic: Just aquired
Replies: 2
Views: 724

Re: Just aquired

The Mighty Gusset wrote:Another project ?
Blimey !
:lol: its a kind of therapy ;)
by steve
Mon May 25, 2009 10:38 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: What did you do Today
Replies: 9313
Views: 168217

Re: What did you do Today

Working, our cafe cook walked out early last week, I cant get a replacement so for now, assisted by my 15 year old daughter Rosie, (a real star) who is on exam leave this week, I am working 12 hour day 7 day weeks, making soup, baking and prepping lunches and doing the 100 mile a day round trip to k...
by steve
Mon May 25, 2009 10:30 pm
Forum: Pre-war Motorcycles
Topic: Just aquired
Replies: 2
Views: 724

Just aquired

This 1929 350cc OHV twin port exposed valve gear JAP motor, missing some bits but after the Indian is done I hope to start on a vintage sprinter project

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/Rockedit : Clickable Thumbnailified due to hugeness of filesize !
by steve
Fri May 22, 2009 11:54 pm
Forum: In the shed
Topic: Indian Sport Scout Stroker Special
Replies: 28
Views: 2688

Re: Indian Sport Scout Stroker Special

yep, Espedair Street, I visited the shop a couple of times, when I was working in the Paisley area, always checked I had a full quota of fingers when I left :lol:
by steve
Fri May 22, 2009 10:55 pm
Forum: In the shed
Topic: Indian Sport Scout Stroker Special
Replies: 28
Views: 2688

Re: Indian Sport Scout Stroker Special

thanks everyone for all the positive comments, its been a long haul bringing all af the parts together, Ive been wanting an Indian since I was in my teens, never been able to afford one, but after 4 years of wheeling and dealing and a lot of googling and ebay searching ive managed to get enough part...
by steve
Fri May 22, 2009 8:48 am
Forum: In the shed
Topic: Indian Sport Scout Stroker Special
Replies: 28
Views: 2688

Re: Indian Sport Scout Stroker Special

That is stunning. It's simple in appearance and the detail is great. I think it's one of the best looking bobbers I've ever seen. Are you gonna keep the left hand throttle and will you have a hand change gear? It looks like it could be entered in the CB best restoration competition I reckon. thanks...
by steve
Thu May 21, 2009 12:17 am
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Anyone into green laning, trail riding?
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Re: Anyone into green laning, trail riding?

yeah, I like to go off road with the bikes as often as i can, a bit limited to the odd bits of forestry on the way home from work and proper days out with my mates on old twinshock trials bikes

ive had a look at that site before, some good places to visit on it 8-)